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§ 5.6 Dividing Polynomials

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Martin-Gay, Beginning Algebra, 5ed 2 Dividing Polynomials Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial Divide each term of the polynomial by the monomial. a a a 3 15 36 12 3 - + - a a a a a 3 15 3 36 3 12 3 - + - = a a 5 12 4 2 - + - = Example: , 0 a b a b c c c c + = +
Martin-Gay, Beginning Algebra, 5ed 3 Dividing a polynomial by a polynomial other than a monomial uses a “long division” technique that is similar to the process known as long division in dividing two numbers, which is reviewed on the next slide. Dividing Polynomials

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Martin-Gay, Beginning Algebra, 5ed 4 7256 43 1 43 29 6 258 5 37 8 6 344 32 Divide 43 into 72. Multiply 1 times 43. Subtract 43 from 72. Bring down 5. Divide 43 into 295. Multiply 6 times 43. Subtract 258 from 295. Bring down 6. Divide 43 into 376. Multiply 8 times 43. Subtract 344 from 376. Nothing to bring down . 32 168 . 43 We then write our result as Dividing Polynomials
Martin-Gay, Beginning Algebra, 5ed 5 As you can see from the previous example, there is

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## This note was uploaded on 06/10/2009 for the course MAC 1103 taught by Professor Prescott during the Spring '09 term at Pasco-Hernando Community College.

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